WATCH: Gov. Polis Announces New COVID Vaccination Incentives

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Colorado Gov. Jared Polis after introducing the state's second $1 million vaccine drawing winner on Friday, June 11, 2021, in Denver.

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis announced new incentives Wednesday to encourage Coloradans to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

A limited supply of $100 Walmart gift cards will be given out to people who get vaccinated at participating state-run vaccination sites. Also, students who have been vaccinated can register to win one of 67 scholarships for schools in the Colorado Community College System.

The governor was joined by Colorado Community College System Chancellor Joe Garcia, COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign Manager Tara Trujillo and Brittany Morris Saunders of Amazon.

About two weeks ago, Polis ended the remaining health emergency executive orders that have guided the state since early in the pandemic. One day earlier, he announced the fifth and final winner Colorado's $1 million vaccine drawing.

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